SPUSD Snapshot | SPHS Virtual Enterprise Shines at Competition

PHOTO: Provided by SPHS | SouthPasadenan.com News | Clockwise from left: Ella Jayasekera, Michelle Jee, Devin Pearson, and Matteo Lee comprise the Sales Department of the SPHS Virtual Enterprise Varsity Team, “Pebbly,” and recently won seventh place in the national Design for Delight competition

On November 17, 2020, the South Pasadena High School (SPHS) Virtual Enterprise Varsity team, “Pebbly” (a new-age spin on Gary Dahl’s classic pet rock) and Junior Varsity team, “My Meals” (customized gourmet meals delivered to your doorstep) competed at their first regional and national competitions.

Sales Department students from Pebbly won seventh place out of seventy-four teams in the national Design for Delight competition sponsored by Intuit. The Pebbly Sales Department consists of Matteo Lee, Ella Jayasekera, Michelle Jee, and Devin Pearson.

The highly decorated SPHS Virtual Enterprise ( veinternational.org ) program has transitioned to a fully virtual curriculum and competition platform. The students are now competing in virtual trade fairs and working within a framework that allows the students to compete with teams from all over the nation.

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Following are additional results from the competition:

Employee Newsletter: Gold — Pebbly (Audrey Biggar)

Silver — My Meals (Sarah De La O)

Radio Advertisement: Gold — My Meals (Sophia Kim)

Silver — Pebbly ( Michelle Jee and Olivia Yanover )

Banner Advertisement: Gold — My Meals (Jessica Mai)

Both teams also won top 10 awards in each of the regional competitions for Best

Overall Sales Experience, Best Sales Materials, and Best Sales Pitch.

Go Tigers!